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Open Innovation contest launched by NTT DATA and Japanese insurer MS&AD – apply now!

Open Innovation contest launched by NTT DATA and Japanese insurer MS&AD – apply now!

As part of Intralink’s work to help Japanese corporations find innovative partnerships worldwide, top 10 global IT services provider NTT Data and Japanese insurance group MS&AD are opening up their Open Innovation contest to international firms.

The contest invites innovative companies with large amounts of proprietary data, proprietary analysis technology, or ideas for brand-new businesses based on ‘big data’ to foster the creation of ‘triple win’ business scenarios between startups, NTT DATA and MS&AD, and their customers both in Japan and worldwide. 

MS&AD are offering the winners a commitment to exploring collaborative business.

The contest will be hosted in Tokyo in January 2019 and offers ambitious companies an unprecedented opportunity to get direct access to two of Japan’s largest corporations.  

To apply to the contest, please access to the following web page

For any further information, please email Jack Porter at 



NTT DATA is a Japanese systems integration company, and a top 10 global IT services provider. Intralink has been working with NTT DATA for over three years in order to identify leading global startups that have a strong fit with the business of NTT DATA, and its customers in the banking and financial industries.

About MS&AD:

MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings is one of Japan’s foremost insurance companies, with businesses including Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance.


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